links about Egypt
Sites in several
Embassy in Germany
With the new homepage the Egyptian Ambassador Mohamed Al-Orabi introduces
himself, his embassy and its departments in German and English language.
You can reach directly the English version without Flash animation in
/entry.htm to the URL. Very helpful for tourists, who like to finish the
visa procedure before starting their trip: in the section "Consulate"
can download the application (PDF format). In this section you will also
find a "Tourist Guide" (in English language only), but unfortunately
most part it concentrates to Cairo.
Visit ancient Egypt with Florian Amon. He collected lots of information
about several topics such as pharaohs, gods, pyramids, mythes. Also you
find a book review, a search machine, you can chat with other friends
of Egypt, and check out more links. The languages are German and English.
The main subject of this site is tourism. You find sections as hotels,
restaurants, cruises, rent a car, travel agents. Unfortunately we are
missing a regular update. This site you with Arabic, French and German
On this site you find an easy way to convert 64 currencies quick and always
accoring to the latest bank rates. You can choose from the languages English,
German, French, Italian, Portugese, Spanish and Swedish.
Sites in English
KV 5 is the short version for "Kings Valley, tomb no. 5". When
the American archaeologist Kent Weeks discovered this tomb with the burial
chambers of the sons of King Rameses II in the Valley of the Kings it
was a sensation. The website of the Theban Mapping Project offers much
more than the KV 5 project, where work is still going on. Have a look,
make up your own mind, and don´t miss the virtual tour through KV
5 and other tombs. Be informed about the Valley of the Kings, about Thebes
West, the discoverers, adventurers, the pharaohs and much more. The new
website offers lots of information, maps and a huge number of new and
old photographs from all tombs in the "Valley of the Kings".
Egypt total, from antiquities and history, news and fun, until finally
a very interesting discussion board. Also connected to this site: the
official homepages of the Supreme Council of Antiquities - SCA (http://guardians.net/sca,
unfortunately no updates for its news section since March 2001).
On this site you can read only some selected articles, but the complete
tables of content from every issue. If interestet in the subjects you
can subscribe the magazine online.
Official homepage of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism. The webmasters
based in the US come up with a comprehensive data base about Egypt. You
find information about archaeological sites, museums and history as well
as destinations, hotels, diving centres and golf courses. At least you
also find timetables for busses and trains. When preparing your Egypt
vacation you have to browse this site.
Information Service (SIS)
Have a look for the official sight. The State Information Service offers
information about politics, economy, culture, media, education, health,
development, new projects and of course tourism. Up-to-date news you will
find in the section "Letter of Cairo".
Searching for hotels, Nile cruises, restaurants, shops, sightseeing, cities
or oases? On this well organized and fast site you find what you need,
including adresses and phone numbers. Week point: the weather forecast
(cant be right) and the calender of events, that still concentrates
on the year 2000.
How you have to behave in an Islamic country? This touristic online guide
assembled in a listing the most important "Do's and Dont's".
In the Egypt map you can click for several cities and find lots of information.
But please, do not expect to much, because "Egypt Focus" is
still "Under Construction".
The Information Decision Support Center invites you for a trip through
Egypts Information Highway. Unfortunately the speed is not high as it
should be. So you have to be patient to find out more about every part
of Egyptian life.
Type the keyword Egypt and you find 277 relevant pages. There you can
search more when typing particular dates or names. A historical data base
that needs your patience.
water archaeology with Franck Goddio
Sure you already heard about the spectacular researchs by the French under
water archaelogist Franck Goddio, who also made headlines with his excavations
in the Mediterranean Sea, in the Eastern harbour of Alexandria and the
bay of Abu Kir. With his website he offers updated news about his activities.
President of Egypt
Read about the President, about his election, his functions and power.
Learn more about the Egyptian parliament and senate.
The situation and development of Egypt in facts and figures, political
and economical insight, population projection, education system and culture.
& Light Shows
Details about the different places of the show, ticket prices, time tables
to Ancient Egypt
Very attractive and aufwendig designed website about Ancient Egypt with
of photographs (therefore it needs longer time for loading). A scroll
on each sub-page leads through the topics of the site, which are for
example: the history from the Predynastic until the Roman period, the
monuments from Giza till Abu Simbel, the Nile valley, the gods, links,
If you are looking
for German language sites please browse the German version (Deutsche Version),
there you will find more links to sites about Egypt.